The Mythology of Comics – Part One

Superman. Batman. Wonder Woman. These are more than the names of the three flagship heroes—the Trinity—of DC Comics. These are three of the most widely-recognized superheroes in the world, each leading a legacy of 75 years or more. These are characters who have inspired me to do better, to do good, since childhood. More recently, … Continue reading The Mythology of Comics – Part One

Out Without Fear: A Very Brief History of LGBTQ+ Superheroes

People have been discussing homosexuality in comics since the day superhero comics were introduced in 1938. Everyone, from parents to members of congress, was terrified of homosexuality in comics influencing their children into being gay. A psychiatrist named Fredric Wertham even published a book in 1954, titled “Seduction of the Innocent”, that blames comics for … Continue reading Out Without Fear: A Very Brief History of LGBTQ+ Superheroes